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Private sector looks ahead

Private business is playing a more active role in Kuwaiti industry and new legislation will likely increase their partnerships with government projects The non-oil sector in Kuwait’s economy appears to be on track to maintain its growth momentum in a situation where oil prices are weak and the private sector is increasingly becoming active in...

Kirby Building Systems eyeing Africa

The company holds a distinguished place in the global PEB sector thanks to its expertise, innovative ...

Agility given Adipec role for two years

Kuwait-based Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been awarded a contract by dmg::event ...

KCC is optimistic of growth

The catalyst plant is leveraging top-class technology and operational expertise to meet refineries&r ...





An emerging industrial force

Abu Dhabi is promoting Kizad with great gusto and the evidence is that it is attracting investors of various descriptions to create yet another iconic UAE hub New industrial and logistics facilities are helping solidify Kizad’s reputation as a fast developing business hub positively impacting the UAE’s drive towards diversification. Kizad, the...





Julphar strategising for growth

Over the past 35 years, the company has accumulated plants and a product portfolio that have made it one of the biggest players in the Gulf’s pharmaceutical industry New developments in Julphar, already a major force in the Gulf’s pharmaceutical industry, are strategically aimed at seeing it edge forward and emerge as a still more powerful...





Alba is hopeful of ‘excellent’ growth

The smelter continues to enhance its reputation as a premier producer and supplier while staying committed to the welfare of its Bahraini staff and the kingdom’s progress Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) expressed confidence it will boost output capabilities and capitalise on the present situation in global markets. Chief executive Tim Murray, one of the...

EGA key driver of diversification

The aluminium sector is hugely broadening the base of the UAE’s economy, thanks to Emirates Gl ...





Perstorp to launch new solutions

They enable the making of coatings that combine high performance with low environmental impact Leading global specialty chemicals group Perstorp will soon launch new products and enhanced support as part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen its offerings for the global coatings and resins market. Perstorp’s raw materials enable customers to...

Siemens hikes power with turbine design

That was possible with improvements in the permanent magnets, generator segments, converter and tran ...

L-3 Essco radome with Dyneema input

L-3’s latest radome, using patent-pending Dyneema technology, provides greater structural inte ...

Weg delivers higher rated power

The MVW01 now meets the needs of medium voltage three-phase induction and synchronous motors across ...





Cartons preferred over metal cans

SIG Combibloc’s carton packs score over metal cans in terms of shelf life and the environment Aldi Süd has put its organic vegetables in the combisafe carton pack from SIG Combibloc on German supermarket shelves in preference to metal cans. This packaging alternative to the classic food metal can offers comparable product protection and the...

New packaging solution from HB Fuller

HB Fuller Company has introduced Sesame dry end technology, the company’s latest addition to i ...

Pompeian unveils new line of products

Pompeian, Inc has announced Pompeian Cooking Spray bottles, the newest addition to its ever-growing ...

Kids’ bottle promotes fun and hydration

The Contigo Autoseal Gizmo Sip water bottle has slick technology and is fun to drink from Parents k ...





Holmen cuts CO2 emissions by 45pc

The company’s success is a result of adhering to a green strategy, making investments in renewable energy and improving efficiency in the manufacturing process Forest industry group Holmen says it reduced carbon dioxide by 45 per cent per tonne of paper and paperboard products in 2014 compared with the previous year. Sweden-based Holmen, which also...

General’s formaldehyde meter

General Tools & Instruments’ hand-held meter determines unsafe formaldehyde levels and cou ...

New device for higher air quality

Engineered Printing Solutions, an East Dorset, Vermont (US)-based company, is now offering its Clean ...

Battling vectors amidst pollution

There is an effective way to tackle the undesirable effects of contamination and pollution says Moha ...

Masa, the pest control leader

Masa Establishment, based in Jeddah and owned by Mousaied S Al Shieshakly, who also officiates as ge ...





Gulf Precast building new plant

The UAE firm is leveraging Abu Dhabi infrastructure even as it plans to venture further afield in and beyond the Gulf Gulf Precast, the largest precast concrete company in the UAE, plans to invest Dh50 million ($13.6 million) on a precast concrete manufacturing plant at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). Gulf Precast has signed an agreement with...

Bin Lahej Crushers, Etihad Rail ink deal

Bin Lahej Crushers, a specialist in the production and sale of quarry products has signed a partners ...

Hunter Douglas façade braves high winds

The company’s solution is particularly attractive in a region that houses many very tall build ...

Qatar firm eyes GCC quarries

Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC), the country’s top provider of primary construction mat ...





Hempel wins NACE prize for innovation

The award reaffirms that the company’s innovative Hempadur AvantGuard is unrivalled in the protection it offers structures and equipment in harsh and corrosive scenarios Hempel’s Hempadur AvantGuard product range was named Materials Performance (MP) Corrosion Innovation of the Year for 2014 at the NACE Corrosion 2015 Conference and...

Navig8 using Interline 9001 in new vessels

Leading ship owner Navig8, is progressing application of Interline 9001, an advanced cargo tank coat ...





Cargolux’s role in region expands

The company’s deals in Bahrain and Oman impact multinational routes and bolster regional trade Cargolux Airlines, Europe’s largest all-cargo carrier, has included Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in its network of operations. The company has also signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Oman Air to enable it to use the latter’s facilities...

Iata raises air cargo concerns

Long a champion of the air transport industry, the body is now engaged in dealing with some key issu ...

New Milaha service

The Doha-Mumbai service is a trade-boosting move offering advantages never experienced before A new ...

In brief

DP World, Maldives ink MoU DP World has signed an MoU with the Maldivian government in Dubai for de ...

Thales wins $7bn Doha port deal

The high-tech company has ample credentials to accomplish the project to Qatar’s satisfaction ...





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